TheLineup

June 26, 2005

U.S. OPEN

42 Kiwi Surprise

Michael Campbell couldn't believe he parred Pinehurst, held off Tiger Woods and won

by Alan Shipnuck

NBA FINALS

48 Hurly-burly Finals

Even a hard-fought Game 5 could not rescue a series dulled by four straight blowouts

by Jack McCallum

BASEBALL

56 Sweet Dreams

The Cardinals aim to be in the World Series again, but this time they're built to win it

by Albert Chen

BOXING

62 Undefeated, Unpopular

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is fighting for the lightweight title. Few will root for him

by Richard Hoffer

FOOTBALL

66 Saved by Sports

In 1991 high school star Jermaine Ewell was beaten into a coma. Being an athlete was the key to his survival-- and, in the end, to his assailant's redemption

by L. Jon Wertheim

Departments

6 Leading Off

12 Letters

17 Air and Space

Don Prudhomme among hot-rod lovers is like Mr. Spock at a Star Trek convention by Steve Rushin

20 Scorecard

• Wrigley Field's Margaret Mead

• Formula One farce in Indy

• Home runs down in college series

32 Faces in the Crowd

35 Players

84 The Life of Reilly

Frog to prince to frog: Jason Gore's fractured fairy tale by Rick Reilly

Inside ...

80 Track

• Marion Jones is not so fast

• Jamaican breaks men's 100 record

82 Baseball

• Ichiro stays cool as bat cools

• Cincinnati's hot shortstop

Cover

PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB ROSATO

INSET PHOTOS: John Iacono (Pujols);

John Biever (Campbell)

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COLOR PHOTOELSA/GETTY IMAGES (SANDERS) SANDBAG The Cardinals' Reggie Sanders takes third base the hard way (page 56). COLOR PHOTODAVID BERGMAN (EWELL)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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